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7 warnings to heed before a cloud migration

Veterans of cloud deployments offer tips about hardware, legacy systems, and staff

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It's time: Out with 'cloud,' in with computing

Cloud computing is now simply a pattern of computing, but no one's about to retire the term


A quick look at Amazon QuickSight

Matt Wood, GM of Product Strategy for Amazon Web Services, chats with Network World about the company's QuickSight offering. The new offering gives AWS users business analytics from cloud-based services.

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AWS Mobile Hub streamlines app dev

Amazon introduces Mobile Hub for easier, faster app delivery and adds Python support to AWS Lambda

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Jaws takes a bite out of AWS Lambda app deployment

Applications without servers, containers, or infrastructure? The Jaws framework attempts to deliver exactly that for AWS Lambda

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Microsoft: Go old-school to lock down Office from changes

Microsoft tells businesses to purchase one-time licenses -- not an Office 365 subscription -- if they don't want to receive constant changes

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AWS security and compliance tools embrace enterprise clouds

Two new Amazon cloud products proactively deal with security issues before they become security and compliance problems

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NoSQL simply isn't hip anymore

The once red-hot database technology is losing its luster, as NoSQL reaches mass adoption


Why containers are important for enterprise IT

At the AWS Re:Invent show in Las Vegas, Network World chats with Deepak Singh, GM of Amazon's Container Service, about the importance of containers in a cloud environment.


Cloud veterans offer advice

IT pros offer advice for a successful cloud migration at the AWS re:Invent conference in Las Vegas.


Amazon standing up to rivals

Amazon Web Services executives said they are standing up to the competition facing the company from rivals including Google, Microsoft, Salesforce and IBM.

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Ingest, upload, analyze: AWS wraps up data in the cloud

At Re:Invent, Amazon Web Services offer new options for all phases of data in the cloud

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Microsoft expands FastTrack service to aid Office 365 migration for businesses

Microsoft now lets anyone with a major Office 365 ProPlus subscription get access to its migration services all the time

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Meet Project Orca, SAP's new, Hana-based analytics tool

Due in Q4, Orca will be built natively on the Hana Cloud Platform

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Review: Amazon Aurora rocks MySQL

Amazon’s revved-up database service offers five times the throughput of MySQL and a formidable alternative to Oracle and SQL Server


How MLB is using the cloud

Joe Inzerillo, EVP & CTO for Major League Baseball, talks with Network World about Statcast and other cloud initiatives being implemented by baseball to improve the fan experience.

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Internet of things steals cloud spotlight at AWS Re:Invent

There's a simple reason: IoT needs the cloud to succeed

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Amazon launches managed Elasticsearch service

The new service makes it easier to implement the popular open-source search and analytics tool

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